CARBONDALE - Dr. W. Quentin Bradley, 91, of Lincoln, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. He was surrounded by the love of family and friends.
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He was born on Dec. 18, 1921, in Willisville, to Enos and Lela Bradley. After his mother's death, he was adopted by his step-mother, Mary Bradley.
He served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946. He graduated from SIU in 1948 and University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1952. He completed his residency in radiology in 1956 from the University of Illinois. He joined Neeley, Neeley and McGreer Radiologists in Lincoln. The practice later became Radiology Associates and is now known as Advanced Medical Imaging. Dr. Bradley was a pioneer in the use of radioactive material for the treatment of cancer. As a radiologist he was often referred to as the "doctor's doctor." He retired from a distinguished career in 1987. In his leisure time he was an avid golfer-always carrying his own bag and walking the course, a loyal Cornhusker fan and enjoyed long walks on warm summer days.
He married Joan Kimber of Carbondale in 1950. They had two daughters, Janet and Diane.
Family survivors include wife, Nancy; daughters, Janet Donovan of Houston and Diane Bradley of Redmond, Ore.; stepchildren, Dr. Bryan (Lisa) McCune of Raleigh, N.C., Patricia Parisi of Denver, David (Coni) McCune and Samantha (Mike) Sheffield, all of Lincoln; grandchildren, Lindsey and Bradley Donovan and Emily (Greg) Maconchy; stepgrandchildren, Cameron and Emma Rose McCune, Nick and Haley Parisi, Carter and Parker Sheffield and Nolan and Keenan Shea; and two special pets, Bella and Zoi.
He was preceded in death by wives, Joan Kimber and Penny Kirk.
Memorials may be made to Humane Society, 95 Humane Rd., Murphysboro, IL 62966 or The Science Center, 1237 E. Main, Carbondale, IL 62901.
Published in The Southern Illinoisan on Jan. 20, 2013